|Birth: ||Mar. 9, 1885|
|Death: ||Jan. 1, 1938|
Father of Bette Davis, died from a heart attack at his home in Belmont, Mass. His age was 52.
Mr. Davis had been connected with the patent office of the United Shoe Machinery Corporation for more than a quarter of a century and since 1935 had been manager of its patent division.
He was appointed in 1934 by the Secretary of Commerce, Daniel C. Roper, to the United States Patent Office advisory board, and for the last two years had been its chairman. He was a member of the patent law revision committee of the American Bar Association and a member of the executive committee of the Boston Patient Law Association.
A native of Augusta, Me., Mr. Davis was graduated from Bates College in 1907 and from the Harvard Law School in 1910.
Survivors besides Miss Davis (Mrs Harmon O. Nelson), are his widow, Mrs Minnie Stewart Davis, and another daughter, Mrs. Robert C Pelgram. Both daughters reside in Hollywood
Edward Elwell Davis (1854 - 1905)
Eliza Jane Morrell Davis (1856 - 1906)
Ruth Augusta Favor Davis (1885 - 1961)*
Minnie Flora Stewart Davis (1885 - 1969)*
Bette Davis (1908 - 1989)*
Barbara Harriett Davis Berry (1909 - 1979)*
Mount Pleasant Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 15, 2007
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